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18 terms
Drama II Acting Theorist Test
Stanislavski
Stella Adler
Stella Adler
Stella Adler
"The Method"
Believed in big acting and research. You have command the sta…
... emphasizes imagination in addition to emotional recall
"The actor has to develop his body. The actor has to work on…
Stanislavski
"The Method"
Stella Adler
Believed in big acting and research. You have command the sta…
20 terms
Acting/Drama
_____________ acting allows an actor m…
____________ actors have to get into c…
A film actor's performance is controll…
_______________ is an actor's medium
Stage
Film
Director
Theater
_____________ acting allows an actor m…
Stage
____________ actors have to get into c…
Film
31 terms
Drama - Acting
Aside
Stage whisper
Prompt
Masking
Words spoken so only the audience can hear
Similar to aside - we accept it
When an actor forgets their line the are given a prompt
When a character hides another
Aside
Words spoken so only the audience can hear
Stage whisper
Similar to aside - we accept it
13 terms
Drama- Acting
Concentration
Emotional Memory
Externalization
Motivation
the ability to direct all your thoughts, energies, and skills…
Recalling specific emotions as you experienced them to help y…
The process in which the deep personality of your character i…
The "why" of a character, why a character says what they say…
Concentration
the ability to direct all your thoughts, energies, and skills…
Emotional Memory
Recalling specific emotions as you experienced them to help y…
17 terms
drama acts
playwrite
script
acts
scenes
the name given to the author of the play
the written form of a play
the units of the action in a drama
acts are often divided into parts
playwrite
the name given to the author of the play
script
the written form of a play
19 terms
Drama vocab: acting.
AD LIB
Aside
Blocking
Break a leg
Improvisation by an actor when:... 1)another actor fails to ente…
Likes spoken by an actor to the audience and not supposed to…
The process of arranging moves to be made by the actors durin…
A superstitious and widely accepted alternative to 'good luck…
AD LIB
Improvisation by an actor when:... 1)another actor fails to ente…
Aside
Likes spoken by an actor to the audience and not supposed to…
34 terms
Drama 8 acting terminology
ad-lib
at rise
back or backstage
building a scene
To improvise stage business or conversation
Who and what are onstage when the curtain opens
The area behind the set or that part of the stage that is not…
Using dramatic devices such as increase tempo, volume and emp…
ad-lib
To improvise stage business or conversation
at rise
Who and what are onstage when the curtain opens
24 terms
Drama Terms and Definitions (Acting Skills)
Voice
Pitch
Pace
Pause
To speak out and exaggerate with it.
High or Low
(Voice) How fast you say something.
(Voice) When you stop.
Voice
To speak out and exaggerate with it.
Pitch
High or Low
17 terms
Drama Acting Terms
Mugging
Freeze
Improvization
Solioquy
Using exaggerated facial expressions as directed for a comedi…
To remain motionless for a predetermined number of beats
A spontaneous scene created by actors without a script
A speech in which the actor is alone on stage expressing his…
Mugging
Using exaggerated facial expressions as directed for a comedi…
Freeze
To remain motionless for a predetermined number of beats
Drama - Actors / Acting
actor
player
actress
star
a person who performs in a drama in any form; the term has re…
a performer in a play; a term commoner than actor in Shakespe…
female actor
performer of superlative talent, charisma, interest, or appea…
actor
a person who performs in a drama in any form; the term has re…
player
a performer in a play; a term commoner than actor in Shakespe…
20 terms
drama chapter 9- acting
The acting teacher that developed the…
Thornton Wilder's Our Town ... a. Was dir…
Cicely Berry is best known for her wor…
The "large style" of acting fell out o…
b. Meisner
c. Reduced the theatrical experience to essentials
c. Voice
b. Realism
The acting teacher that developed the…
b. Meisner
Thornton Wilder's Our Town ... a. Was dir…
c. Reduced the theatrical experience to essentials
107 terms
Drama 2 Acting Terms
House
Orchestra
Balcony
Mezzanine
the place where the audience sits during a play
the seating on the floor level of the theater
the seating above of the orchestra
a balcony that extends over the house
House
the place where the audience sits during a play
Orchestra
the seating on the floor level of the theater
30 terms
Beginning Acting Drama Terms
Ad lib
Antagonist
Apron
Audition
A line or action an actor makes up on stage
The character causing problems for the main character
The part of the stage in front of the curtain
The tryout process for a show
Ad lib
A line or action an actor makes up on stage
Antagonist
The character causing problems for the main character
27 terms
Drama Vocab - Introduction to Acting
Ad-lib
Anticipating
At Rise
Black-out
Make up words or actions, usually to cover a mistake in a per…
Reacting to something before your character has any reason to.
The moment when the curtain rises, or the stage lights go on,…
The end of an act or play, or the time between scenes of an a…
Ad-lib
Make up words or actions, usually to cover a mistake in a per…
Anticipating
Reacting to something before your character has any reason to.
15 terms
Drama Acting Terms
Tone
Pitch
Clarity
Emphasis
EMOTION OF VOICE
How high or low your voice is
How clear you speak
Exaggeration on a word to get a point across
Tone
EMOTION OF VOICE
Pitch
How high or low your voice is
Drama Acting Terms
'Magic if'
Aside
Beat
Blocking
"What would i do IF i were the character in the situation?"
A character's brief remark, often witty, delivered directly t…
A , . ! ? or ... that indicates a pause
The physical ingredients of storytelling onstage - movement,…
'Magic if'
"What would i do IF i were the character in the situation?"
Aside
A character's brief remark, often witty, delivered directly t…
25 terms
Drama Chapter 4 -Acting
ad-lib
cue
down or downstage
up or upstage
to improvise stage business or improvisation
a signal, the lost words, action, effect, that proceeds anoth…
part of the stage towards the audience
stage thats away from audience, rear of stage
ad-lib
to improvise stage business or improvisation
cue
a signal, the lost words, action, effect, that proceeds anoth…
38 terms
Drama acting terminology
Acoustics
Act
Acting
Actor/Actress
The quality of sound transmission in a particular building
A major structural division in a play
The performance of a role
performer in a dramatic entertainment
Acoustics
The quality of sound transmission in a particular building
Act
A major structural division in a play
28 terms
Drama: Acting terms
Holding for laughs
Adlib
Aside
Blackout
Waiting for the audience to quiet down after a humerous line…
To improvise; made up lines when you know the ending
A line spoken directly to the audience while the other charac…
Stage direction to turn off all stage lights suddenly
Holding for laughs
Waiting for the audience to quiet down after a humerous line…
Adlib
To improvise; made up lines when you know the ending
20 terms
Drama Acting Terminology
Bit part
Blocking
Blocking yourself
Business
An acting role with very few lines
The percise staging of actors by a director in order to facil…
Getting behind furniture or other actors so you cannot be seen
Small gestures or activities an actor performs as part of a s…
Bit part
An acting role with very few lines
Blocking
The percise staging of actors by a director in order to facil…
12 terms
Drama acting terms
Protagonist
Denouement
Duologue
Monologue
The central character.
The end of the play when all loose ends are neatly tied.
A scene between two characters.
A long speech given to an audience or another character on st…
Protagonist
The central character.
Denouement
The end of the play when all loose ends are neatly tied.
18 terms
Drama Acting terms
emotional or subjective acting
technical or objective acting
leading roles
protagonist
the playing of a role in such a way that the actor weeps, suf…
use of learned skills of acting movement, speech, and interpr…
the main characters in a play
the main character in play
emotional or subjective acting
the playing of a role in such a way that the actor weeps, suf…
technical or objective acting
use of learned skills of acting movement, speech, and interpr…
GCSE DRAMA- KEY TERMS; ACTING
AD LIB
ASIDE
BLOCKING
BREAK A LEG
Improvising by an actor when;... 1) another actor fails to enter…
Lines spoken by an actor to the audience and not supposed to…
The process of arranging moves to be made by the actors durin…
a superstitious and widely accepted alternative to 'Good Luck…
AD LIB
Improvising by an actor when;... 1) another actor fails to enter…
ASIDE
Lines spoken by an actor to the audience and not supposed to…
18 terms
Drama Acting Terms
Mugging
Freeze
Improvisation
Soliloquy
Using exaggerated facial expressions as directed for comic ef…
To remain motionless for a predetermined number of beats.
A spontaneous scene created by actors without a script.
A speech in which the actor is alone on the stage expressing…
Mugging
Using exaggerated facial expressions as directed for comic ef…
Freeze
To remain motionless for a predetermined number of beats.
45 terms
Drama: Acting Terminology
above
below
blocking
downstage
away from the audience
toward the audience
the actor's planned movement on stage
towards the audience/closer to the audience
above
away from the audience
below
toward the audience
34 terms
Drama Acting Terms
cue
picking up cues
pushing cues
dropping cues
line or piece of business which tells another actor it is tim…
coming in with your line at the perfect moment
trying to eliminate the spaces between cues
waiting too long to deliver a line, allowing too long a pause
cue
line or piece of business which tells another actor it is tim…
picking up cues
coming in with your line at the perfect moment
16 terms
Drama-Acting Terminology Test
Above
Below
In
Out
To take a position further from the audience
To take a position closer to the audience
To move toward centered stage
To move away from center stage
Above
To take a position further from the audience
Below
To take a position closer to the audience
16 terms
Drama Acting terms
Acting
Objective
Scene objective
Super objective
Reacting truthfully under the imagnary circumstances of a play.
What a charecter wants
what you want by the end of the scene
What you want by the end of the play
Acting
Reacting truthfully under the imagnary circumstances of a play.
Objective
What a charecter wants
10 terms
Acting/Drama 1 Vocab
Act
Ad Lib
Analyze
Antagonist
To perform a part in a play; also, the major divisions in a p…
To speak lines invented on the spur of the moment, as when so…
To carefully examine dramatic elements as the parts of a play…
The hero's opponent, usually a leading character.
Act
To perform a part in a play; also, the major divisions in a p…
Ad Lib
To speak lines invented on the spur of the moment, as when so…
14 terms
Sound; Acting; Drama
Cinematic Sound
Booms
Close-Ups
Sound Montage
...
An overhead telescoping pole that carries a microphone which…
A detailed view of a person or object (for a person normally…
...
Cinematic Sound
...
Booms
An overhead telescoping pole that carries a microphone which…
27 terms
Drama Vocab - Introduction to Acting
Ad-lib
Anticipating
At Rise
Black-out
Make up words or actions, usually to cover a mistake in a per…
Reacting to something before your character has any reason to.
The moment when the curtain rises, or the stage lights go on,…
The end of an act or play, or the time between scenes of an a…
Ad-lib
Make up words or actions, usually to cover a mistake in a per…
Anticipating
Reacting to something before your character has any reason to.
39 terms
Drama, Theatre and Acting Vocabulary
Backstage
Blocking
Cast
Casting
The BACK of the STAGE (including wings, shop, dressing rooms,…
Stage movement for actors, given in rehearsal by the director.
The performers in a play.
When the director decides who should play which role.
Backstage
The BACK of the STAGE (including wings, shop, dressing rooms,…
Blocking
Stage movement for actors, given in rehearsal by the director.
9 terms
Baseline Drama: Acting Terms
Presence
Objective
Active verbs
Impulse
Being fully engaged in the action he or she is part of in the…
Task/goal
Actions that the actor can use to refine their performance
A sudden strong and unreflective urge or desire to act
Presence
Being fully engaged in the action he or she is part of in the…
Objective
Task/goal
15 terms
Drama acting terms 1
Costume closet
Properties closet
Tech closet
Wings
The area where costumes are stored
The area where props are stored
The area where tech equipment are stored
The areas to the left and right of stage out of view to the a…
Costume closet
The area where costumes are stored
Properties closet
The area where props are stored
17 terms
Acting: Styles of Drama
style
theatrical conventions
representational
presentational
the way in which a play is written, produced, and acted
setting and other visual elements
a style that sometimes called "fourth wall theater" it is per…
acknowledging the audience is present.
style
the way in which a play is written, produced, and acted
theatrical conventions
setting and other visual elements
25 terms
Drama Terms 4.1 - Acting
typecasting
character part
straight part
foil
Casting someone over and over again in the same kind of role.
Almost always include some distinguishing trait, idiosyncrasy…
Usually resemble in appearance and personality the characters…
A character with whom another character, usually the protagon…
typecasting
Casting someone over and over again in the same kind of role.
character part
Almost always include some distinguishing trait, idiosyncrasy…
54 terms
acting drama packet
articulating
soft palate
hard palate
bony ridge
all of the sounds in a word
soft tissue on the roof of mouth towards the back
hard, bony part on the roof of mouth towards front
bumpy, bony area behind the teeth
articulating
all of the sounds in a word
soft palate
soft tissue on the roof of mouth towards the back
31 terms
Drama I Acting Terms
Objective
Tactic
Given circumstances
Stakes
Characters goal in a scene
Ways a character tries to obtain their objective in a scene
Established by the play right before the place
What the character gains/looses depending if they gain/loose…
Objective
Characters goal in a scene
Tactic
Ways a character tries to obtain their objective in a scene
9 terms
Drama rules of stage acting
Speak loudly and clearly.
Avoid turning your back to the audienc…
Remember correct body angle on stage.…
Avoid covering your face with your hai…
Rule #1
Rule #2
Rule #3
Rule #4
Speak loudly and clearly.
Rule #1
Avoid turning your back to the audienc…
Rule #2
15 terms
Drama Terms for The Crucible--Act 1
stage directions
dialogue
corroborate
round character
an instruction in the text of a play, especially one indicati…
conversation between two or more characters which, in drama,…
to support with evidence
a complex character, usually showing more than one side to th…
stage directions
an instruction in the text of a play, especially one indicati…
dialogue
conversation between two or more characters which, in drama,…
28 terms
Sound, Acting, and Drama
auteur theory
cinematic sound
booms
close-ups
a theory of film popularized by the critics of the French jou…
a constructed experience: multiple layers of sounds are synth…
an overhead telescoping pole that carries a microphone, permi…
a detailed view of a person or object. a close-up of an actor…
auteur theory
a theory of film popularized by the critics of the French jou…
cinematic sound
a constructed experience: multiple layers of sounds are synth…
55 terms
Drama The Special Language of Acting
ad-lib
at rise
back or backstage
bit part
to improvise stage business or conversation
who and what are onstage when the curtain opens
the area behind the set or that part of the stage that is not…
an acting role with very few lines
ad-lib
to improvise stage business or conversation
at rise
who and what are onstage when the curtain opens
13 terms
Drama acting show
Where was the 1st American theater bui…
What exact year was the American theat…
Laws forbidding the performance of pla…
No plays were printed in the America u…
Williamsburg,Virginia
1716
Massachusetts 1750, Pennsylvania 1759, and Rhode Island 1761
Robert Hunter's Androboros
Where was the 1st American theater bui…
Williamsburg,Virginia
What exact year was the American theat…
1716
8 terms
Drama method acting
Hi
Can I share the bench?
Could you move your stuff?
What?
Hey
Um sure, okay
Right, sorry... Finally got sunny... Want a mint?... So um now offe…
Never mind, it's stupid... You go to the university?... Listen um…
Hi
Hey
Can I share the bench?
Um sure, okay
Drama Acting Scene
Where have you been?
Randy, where were you?
What kind of errands?
Do I smell perfume?
...
...I was trying to be quiet
I had some errands to run after work
...it's no big deal
Where have you been?
...
Randy, where were you?
...I was trying to be quiet
25 terms
drama guideposts of acting
what are the 12 guideposts
what is relationship
what is conflict
what is moment before
relationship, conflict, moment before, humor, opposites, disc…
who am I? What is my relationship to other in scene? How do I…
what am I fighting for? Find the maximum fight?
what has happened prior to this moment? Where am I coming fro…
what are the 12 guideposts
relationship, conflict, moment before, humor, opposites, disc…
what is relationship
who am I? What is my relationship to other in scene? How do I…
26 terms
Sound;Acting;Drama
Auteur Theory
Cinematic Sound
Booms
Close-Ups
a theory of film popularized by the critics of the French jou…
a constructed experience: multiple layers of sounds are synth…
an overhead telescoping pole that carries a microphone, permi…
a detailed view of a person or object. A close-up of an actor…
Auteur Theory
a theory of film popularized by the critics of the French jou…
Cinematic Sound
a constructed experience: multiple layers of sounds are synth…
28 terms
Drama Unit II Vocabulary: Elements of Acting
Cheating Out
Gestures
Muscular Memory
Offstage
playing a bit toward the audience
movements of separate body parts that often suggest meaning,…
when you know a role so well that your actions appear complet…
any part of the stage when the audience cannot see you
Cheating Out
playing a bit toward the audience
Gestures
movements of separate body parts that often suggest meaning,…
19 terms
Drama Dictionary: Act I
allay
besiege
cheerly
endow
(v.) to diminish, to lessen
(v.) to crowd around; to surround
(adv.) heartily, with enthusiasm
(v.) to provide with an asset, money or skill
allay
(v.) to diminish, to lessen
besiege
(v.) to crowd around; to surround
18 terms
Drama II Acting Theorist Test
Stanislavski
Stella Adler
Stella Adler
Stella Adler
"The Method"
Believed in big acting and research. You have command the sta…
... emphasizes imagination in addition to emotional recall
"The actor has to develop his body. The actor has to work on…
Stanislavski
"The Method"
Stella Adler
Believed in big acting and research. You have command the sta…
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